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    An IDC Resource

    Format: Presentations

    Using State Data to Inform Parent Center Work

    The purpose of this presentation was to introduce PTI and CPRC directors and staff to the IDEA data collected and reported by state education agencies and discuss how these data can be used to inform many of the fourteen priority topics for the PTI/CPRC network. These priorities were  identified in the most recent OSEP requests for proposals for PTI and CPRC funding.

    An IDC Resource

    Format: Presentations

    Equity, Inclusion, & Opportunity: Addressing Success Gaps

    This presentation introduced the audience of local education agency personnel to new tools, the Equity, Inclusion, and Opportunity: How to Address Success Gaps Rubric and the Equity, Inclusion and Opportunity: How to Address Success Gaps White Paper. The rubric and white paper were developed by a group of OSEP-funded technical assistance providers, with input from states and other experts. The Equity, Inclusion, and Opportunity: How to Address Success Gaps tools provide a process for reducing the differences in school success among subgroups of students by providing a structure for districts or schools to examine their current practices and identify areas for improvement.

    An IDC Resource

    Format: Presentations

    Equity, Inclusion, and Opportunity in Special Education

    In this webinar, which IDC staff presented for the University of Tennessee’s Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities, we first discuss the requirements in the IDEA related to disproportionality, describe methods for calculating disproportionality, and present data, both at the national level and for the state of Tennessee. The second part of the webinar introduces a research-based guidance document and self-assessment rubric designed to help schools and districts identify the root causes of "success gaps."

    An IDC Resource

    Format: Presentations

    Equity, Inclusion and Opportunity: Addressing Success Gaps

    The presentation introduces a research-based guidance document and self-assessment rubric designed to help districts and schools identify the root causes of "success gaps" (for example, in test scores, suspension or graduation rates, or course credits) for some groups of students, thereby helping schools to improve and equalize results for all students.